SPRING 2021

ADULT COURSES

General Information

• Please register early to avoid disappointment. You may register online at www.ssac.org, call 781.383.2787 to register by phone with a credit card or see registration page for mail-in information. A $25 non-refundable registration fee is included in tuition. If a student cancels a registration at least ten days before a course or workshop begins, a refund will be granted. Visiting Artist Workshops require a 30 day cancellation notification.


• Students must provide their own materials for Adult Courses and Workshops unless noted.

• Young adults, 15 years and older, are welcome to enroll in most adult courses with the permission of the instructor.


SUPPLY LISTS ARE ALL ONLINE (they are not mailed out)
Click here for Supply Lists

 

 




SSAC's Online and On-Site Courses

 

South Shore Art Center is committed to complying with CDC guidelines as we reopen to hold small classes on-site during COVID-19.

 

The following procedures will be required of all individuals entering the art center:

 

• All individuals must be wearing a mask or face covering.

• All individuals will be asked to use hand sanitizer at the front desk.

• All individuals will be asked to self-certify health and sign a waver.

Additionally, we will be limiting the on-site class sizes and the total number of people allowed in the art center at one time to allow for social distancing. All studios, galleries and common areas will be cleaned and disinfected on a nightly basis. All frequently touched surfaces such as door knobs, faucets etc will be periodically sanitized throughout the day.


 

300a Basic Drawing / Beginner to Intermediate
ONSITE

Judy Rossman

 

Tuesday: 1:00 – 3:30 pm
April 27 - May 18
$130M $175NM 4 classes

 

 

300b Basic Drawing / Beginner to Intermediate

ONSITE

Judy Rossman

 

Tuesday: 1:00 – 3:30 pm
May 25 - June 15
$130M $175NM 4 classes

 

313 Water/Color Essentials II: ONLINE

Tara Connaughton

 

Monday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

April 26 - June 7 / No Class May 31
$215M 260NM 6 classes

 

 

 

321 Exploring Plein Aire: OUTDOORS

Bob Beaulieu


Tuesday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
April 27 - June 15
$275M $320NM 8 classes

 

322 Continuing Acrylic: ONLINE

Lisa Marder

 

Thursday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
April 29 - June 17
$275M $320NM 8 classes

 


327 "Alla Prima" Painting: OUTDOORS

Dianne Panarelli Miller

 

Monday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
April 26 - June 21 / No Class May 31

$275M 320NM 8 classes

 

328 Abstracting The Landscape: OUTDOORS

Kim Alemian

 

Thursday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
May 6 - June 10
$275M $320NM 6 classes

 

 

329 Still Life Painting: ONSITE

Bob Beaulieu

 

Wednesday: 9:30 am –12:30 pm
April 28 - June 2

$215M $260NM 6 classes

 

 

343a Advanced Printmaking: ONSITE

Esther Maschio

 

Monday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
March 29 - April 26 / No Class April 19
$200M $245NM 4 classes

 

 

343b Advanced Printmaking: ONSITE
Esther Maschio

 

 

Monday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
May 3 - May 24
$200M $245NM 4  classes

 

 

 

343c Advanced Printmaking: ONSITE
Esther Maschio

 

 

Monday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
June 7 - June 28

$200M $245NM 4  classes

 

 

350a Introduction to Ceramics: ONSITE

Jeanne Wiley

 

Friday: 9:30 –12:30 pm

April 9 - May 14 / No Class April 23
$215M $260NM 5 classes

 


350b Introduction to Ceramic: ONSITE

Jeanne Wiley

 

Friday: 9:30 – 12:30 pm

May 21 - June 18

$215M $260NM 5 classes

 

 

351a Clay Work for Beginner: ONSITE

Ann Conte

 

Tuesday: 6:00 – 9:00 pm

April 6 - May 11 / No Class April 20
$215M $260NM 5 classes

 


351b Clay Work for Beginner: ONSITE

Ann Conte

 

Tuesday: 6:00 – 9:00 pm

May 18 - June 15

$215M $260NM 5 classes

 

 

352a Potter's Wheel & More: ONSITE

Jeanne Wiley

 

Wednesday: 6:00 – 9:00 pm

April 7 - May 12 / No Class April 21
$215M $260NM 5 classes

 


352b Potter's Wheel & More: ONSITE

Jeanne Wiley

 

Wednesday: 6:00 – 9:00 pm

May 19 - June 16

$215M $260NM 5 classes

 

 

354a Clay Decorating Techniques: ONSITE

Ann Conte

 

Thursday: 6:00 - 9:00 pm

April 8 - May 13 / No Class April 22
$215M $260NM 5 classes

 


354b Clay Decorating Techniques: ONSITE

Ann Conte

 

Thursday: 6:00 – 9:00 pm

May 20 - June 17

$215M $260NM 5 classes

 

 

371 Basic Digital Photography: ONLINE

Keith Conforti

 

Tuesday: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

April 27 - June 15
$235M $280NM 8 classes

 


375 Cut & Paste Collage: ONLINE

Stephen Sheffield

 

Wednesday: 9:00 – 11:00 am

April 29 - June 17

$235M $280NM 8 classes

 

 

Learning Lab

Adults & Children grades 5 and up

 

Develop your artistic skills, talent, and creativity! Our highly skilled artist-teachers will train you in techniques and use of tools and materials, to help unlock your own unique style. Customized instruction for beginners to advanced levels.

 

1. The cost for private 1 on 1 instruction is $50M $70NM per hour.

 

2. The cost for group instruction, with a maximum of 4 students, decreases to $35M $45NM per hour.

 

3. All learning lab sessions must be purchased in blocks of 5 2-hour sessions.
($500M $700NM private instruction. $350M $450 group instruction.)

 

4. Review the learning opportunities below to tailor your lessons.

 

5. Have fun!

 

Two-hour blocks. dates to be mutually determined by student and instructor and must be completed within the term.

 

Possibilities Include


801 BASIC DRAWING—This is the place to start. Everything stems from drawing.
802 BEGINNING PAINTING—Learn the wonders of color alchemy, slosh around in oil or acrylics. Make a mess or be neat. Compose on the stage of the canvas.
803 Self Portrait—Embrace your ever-changing expressions with charcoal, wire, and monoprints.
804 Life Drawing—Working from a clothed model—with gesture drawings to 30 minute poses—discover new ways to express the ever-moving form of the figure.
805 Pastel Landscape—Amp up the color of the landscape using soft pastels. Learn many techniques while creating beautiful landscape paintings.
806 Printmaking—Express your inner animal through printmaking. We will create multi-colored prints based on the animal in you.
807 SCRAPBOOKING—Collect your travel or memoir experiences and memories.
808 Photoshop (Mac Only)—Beginner or Intermediate, Photoshop CS4
809 Photo Elements (Mac Only) Adobe version 11 or 12
810 PowerPoint for Mac 2008 (docx) or 97–2004 (ppt)
811 Art Explorations for Teens
812 Portfolio Works in Progress
814 Artist Choice—Students will request their own medium and direction.
815 private lessons for students with special needs


Call to schedule sessions—781 383 2787


Studio Art Foundation Program


South Shore Art Center offers a new program for students looking to formalize their art studies. Upon completion of a specially designed curriculum, SSAC will award students a Certificate in Studio Art Foundation. Participants in the program will have ongoing support of Art Center faculty to evaluate work and assist in course selection. Certificate Students will have priority registration and be assisted in creating a portfolio of work from their selected courses for presentation and exhibition. They also will have the opportunity to exhibit at SSAC in Certificate Student shows. Courses must be completed within three years of registration. (One course, taken prior to January 2015 is eligible for inclusion in the Certificate Program.)

Registration fee for this program is $50.
Contact 781-383-2787 for more information.



First Year Focus
Basic Drawing (48 hours minimum)
Color Theory (10 hours minimum)
Intro to Painting (24 hours minimum Oil, Acrylic, or Watercolor)
Elective choice (24 hours)


Second Year Focus
Drawing II (24 hours minimum)
Art History (12 hours)
Painting Elective (24 hours minimum)
Elective choice (24 hours)


Elective Courses
Advanced Drawing (24 hours)
Printmaking (24 hours)
Photography (16 hours)
3D ceramics (24 hours)
Visiting Art Workshops (18 hours minimum)


Studio Art
Foundation Program


Professional Development

Attention Teachers! We are pleased to provide a certificate of completion for any of our adult courses or workshops.